The annual Scottish Hospitality Awards 2019 welcomed over 300 guests at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Glasgow, on Tuesday 21st May in a memorable celebration of the country’s hospitality industry.
The Scottish Hospitality Awards 2019 acknowledged the achievements of local professionals and establishments, from restaurants, bars and hotels to festivals and venues that have stand out from the rests due to their dedication to the customer satisfaction.
The winners, who are chosen by members of the general public, are a true reflection of the commitment, quality and impeccable customer service that flow in the Scottish hospitality industry.
The black-tie event was hosted by Capital FM presenter, Gina McKie. She welcomed on stage talented individuals and businesses, recognised for the efforts they put into ensuring that their guests enjoy themselves.
The awards provided a platform to thank those who constantly deliver memorable experiences to their clients and make the country a friendly place for visitors.
There were 32 accolades presented to the deserving winners. Several of the awards were split into local regions to ensure the diverse range of hospitality businesses from across Scotland are acknowledged for their exceptional performances.
A Spokesperson for the Scottish Hospitality Awards 2019 said: “The hospitality industry plays a vital role in enhancing the country’s tourism and reputation.
“These professionals have dedicated their whole career in delivering memorable experiences and making Scotland a welcoming place for tourists and visitors.
“The awards recognised successful businesses whose sole aim is to meet their customers’ needs and expectations.
“We would like to congratulate all finalists and winners for their amazing achievements.”
The winners of the Scottish Hospitality Awards 2019 are:
Family Venue of the Year: Logan Botanic Garden (Stranraer)
Shopping/Entertainment Complex of the Year: Fountain Park (Edinburgh)
Tourist Attraction of the Year: Military Museum Scotland (Wilkieston)
Best Restaurant Team: Mamma Mia (Stirling)
Live Entertainment Venue/Nightclub of the Year: MacGochan’s (Tobermory)
City Budget Hotel Of the Year: Sleeperz Hotel Dundee (Dundee)
Children’s Play Centre of the Year: Kidz Play (Prestwick)
Best Entertaining Team: DinoM8 (Airdrie)
Best Caravan Park: Argyll Caravan Park (Inveraray)
Best Sports Bar: Footlights Bar and Grill (Edinburgh)
Best Bar: The Bow Bar (Edinburgh)
Boutique Hotel of the Year: Victoria Square Guest House (Stirling)
Best Family Dining Restaurant: Grill 48 (Dunfermline)
Hotel Team of the Year: Fairmont St Andrews (St Andrews)
Best Hotel General Manager: Rob Baird at Crossbasket Castle (East Kilbride)
Best Dining Experience: Wedgwood The Restaurant (Edinburgh)
Best Holiday Park: Lomond Woods Holiday Park – Wood Leisure (Balloch)
Sports Venue of the Year: Celtic Park (Glasgow)
Best Cinema Experience: The Hippodrome (Falkirk)
Resort Hotel of the Year: Macdonald Aviemore Resort (Aviemore)
Romantic Hotel of the Year: Ardanaiseig Hotel (Kilchrenan by Taynuilt)
Best Scottish Festival: Glasgow Science Festival (Glasgow)
Best Theatre Scotland: Centrestage Music Theatre (Kilmarnock)
Best Day Out: Scottish Owl Centre (Whitburn)
Outdoor Venue of the Year: World of Wings Birds of Prey Centre (Cumbernauld)
Best Golf Club: Stirling Golf Club (Stirling)
City Hotel of the Year: DoubleTree by Hilton (Glasgow)
Hotel of the Year North: The Knowes Hotel & Restaurant (Macduff)
Hotel of the Year Central: The Atholl Arms Hotel (Blair Atholl)
Hotel of the Year South West: Parklands Hotel & Country Club (Newton Mearns)
Hotel of the Year South East: The Gothenburg Hotel (Rosyth)
Hotel of the Year Overall Winner: Parklands Hotel & Country Club (Newton Mearns)
Bed & Breakfast of the Year North: Firhall Highland B&B (Grantown-on-Spey)
Bed & Breakfast of the Year Central: Castle Walk Bed & Breakfast (Stirling)
Bed & Breakfast of the Year South West: Glenegedale Guest House (Isle of Islay)
Bed & Breakfast of the Year South East: Kingsway Guest House (Edinburgh)
Bed & Breakfast of the Year Overall Winner: Kingsway Guest House (Edinburgh)
Pub/Inn of the Year North: The Castle Tavern (Inverness)
Pub/Inn of the Year Central: The Moulin Inn (Moulin)
Pub/Inn of the Year South West: The Crown Tavern (Lanark)
Pub/Inn of the Year Glasgow: The Smokin’ Fox (Glasgow)
Pub/Inn of the Year South East: Malones Edinburgh (Edinburgh)
Pub/Inn of the Year Overall Winner: Malones Edinburgh (Edinburgh)
Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year North: Glen Rowan Cafe (Invermoriston)
Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year Central: Café Tabou (Perth)
Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year South West: My Kitchen Multi Cuisine Restaurant (Gourock)
Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year South East: Indaba (Edinburgh)
Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year Overall Winner: My Kitchen Multi Cuisine Restaurant (Gourock)
Restaurant of the Year North: Cornerstone Restaurant (Mallaig)
Restaurant of the Year Central: Venachar Lochside (Callander)
Restaurant of the Year South West: Elena’s Spanish Bar & Restaurant (Glasgow)
Restaurant of the Year South East: Terrace Restaurant (West Lothian)
Restaurant of the Year Overall Winner: Elena’s Spanish Bar & Restaurant (Glasgow)